Bangladesh: Rohingya Camps Enclosed With Barbed Wire To 'Punish Refugees'

Bangladesh: Rohingya Camps Enclosed With Barbed Wire To 'Punish Refugees'

Since late 2019, the Bangladeshi government has installed fences and barbed wire around several camps in Cox's Bazar, where over 800,000 Rohingya refugees reside.

Andrew H. Sweet
Andrew H. Sweet

The installation took no cognizance of what would make certain services accessible or less accessible.

People have had to shift their homes in order to be in the barbed wire area. They have to walk much longer distances. Going to the clinic has become a very difficult task for elderly people.

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